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Black Patients’ Access To ‘Revolutionary’ Treatments Stymied By Stark Under-Representation In Clinical Trials

Sep 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
There's a regulatory reluctance to impose diversity requirements for drug trials, but that's left a gaping disparity around who has access to new and life-changing cancer drugs. In other public health news: Alzheimer's, vaping, marijuana drugs, diabetes, DNA, obesity, and...
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Video: Celebrating ability with dancers using wheelchairs and prosthetics

Sep 20, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital in Michigan is observing National Rehabilitation Awareness Week with ‘Miracles in Motion,’ highlighting some exceptional patients and...
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Zapping Airway Nerves May Help COPD Patients Breathe

Sep 20, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Zapping Airway Nerves May Help COPD Patients BreatheCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2018 12:00:00...
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Seniors More Likely To Visit Emergency Department After Home Care Visit From Nurse

Sep 20, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Patients who received home care visits from nurses were more likely to visit the emergency department during the evening on the same day, particularly for non-urgent issues, according to new research in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). "An emergency department visit is not necessarily a......
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California: Drugmaker paid doctors to overprescribe Humira

Sep 20, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
California's insurance commissioner accused pharmaceutical giant AbbVie of illegally plying doctors with cash, gifts and services to prescribe Humira, tainting their relationship with patients and driving up insurance...
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Burnout Takes A Bigger Toll On Physicians, But Main Source Of It Remains Undetected

Sep 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
While two JAMA studies report an increase in stress and fatigue among residents and veteran doctors, especially in some specialties, an editorial says burnout is too loosely defined and that spending more time with patients vs. doing administrative work might turn attitudes...
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In 2014, One State Had Political Ads Mentioning Opioids. This Year There’s 25.

Sep 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Ads about the opioid crisis are particularly prominent in hard-hit states, such as Ohio and West Virginia. In other news from the epidemic: pain patients push back on new restrictions on medication and businesses are encouraging workers to be up front about their addiction....
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SnapMD gets $7.1M for white-labeled telehealth business

Sep 19, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
The company has partnered with hospitals, medical systems, and industry associations to help doctors connect virtually to their own...
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New Guideline Recommends Weight Loss Strategies For Sleep Apnea Patients

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new guideline focused on the role of weight management in treating adult obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been published online by the American Thoracic Society in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. OSA is a common disease that occurs when the upper airway becomes bl......
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Nearly 90% Of Doctors Say Social Determinants Impede Care Of Patients

Sep 19, 2018 , Forbes
Nearly 90% of physicians have patients impacted by social determinants of health, The Physicians Foundation 2018 survey of 9,000 U.S. doctors...
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Zapping Airway Nerves May Help COPD Patients

Sep 19, 2018 , WebMD
COPD, which is often linked to smoking, is a progressive deterioration of lung function that involves a combination of bronchitis and emphysema...
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Chicago psychiatric hospital fails to protect suicidal patients

Sep 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS warned that Aurora Chicago Lakeshore Hospital, one of the city's largest psychiatric hospitals, is not adequately protecting suicidal patients from harming themselves and could lose its Medicare billing...
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Four people get cancer from donated organ in 'extraordinary rare' case

Sep 19, 2018 , CNN Health
Four European patients developed breast cancer after receiving organs from the same donor, a case report explains....
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U.S. doctors recommend behavior changes to prevent obesity-related health issues

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - For preventing health problems in obese patients, intensive behavioral interventions focused on improving things like eating and exercise habits may be the best prescription, U.S. doctors advise....
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Congress questions its role in healthcare price transparency

Sep 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Senate's health committee is questioning the government's role in helping patients understand what they should pay for their healthcare—and whether Congress can change the incentives in a complex system that doesn't encourage...
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AstraZeneca plots China robot offensive to counter price cuts

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
With smart cancer diagnostics, one-stop-shop diabetes kits and AI systems to improve ambulance pick-ups for patients with chest pain, AstraZeneca aims to move from simply supplying drugs to become a broad healthcare provider in China....
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Inhaled Steroids May Increase Risk Of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Lung Infections

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Patients using inhaled steroids to control asthma and other breathing problems may be at greater risk for developing nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) lung infections, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. NTM are in the same family as tuberculos......
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Trump urges Senate to pass legislation prohibiting pharmacy 'gag clauses'

Sep 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
President Donald Trump urges Senate to pass legislation that would prohibit "gag clauses," which prevent pharmacists from telling patients paying with cash may be less expensive than using their insurance benefits....
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Don't let technology take humans out of healthcare, patients stress at Health 2.0

Sep 18, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Patient advocates at Health 2.0 spoke about balancing technological breakthroughs and keeping the human...
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Pay-as-you scale startup for providers Beam launches at Health 2.0

Sep 18, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
New York-based startup Beam, a digital health platform that lets providers communicate with patients and insurers, launched at Health 2.0 in Santa Clara,...
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